The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 123 141
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.040% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £285 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +14.37% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 535 658 775
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.25% 26.51% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 347 383
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £63.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 1 £285 - 2
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) GAAP
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Essbase
3 1 (33.33%) Cadence
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Essbase
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Accountant
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer - Commodities
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GAAP
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cadence
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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